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Residents of houses near Gisborne's port are enduring noise, vibration and dust - conditions one person has compared to an earthquake and an acoustics specialist says is harmful.
A serious assault on a staff member in Gisborne Hospital's mental health ward has led to the discovery that violence may be regularly going unreported.
Gisborne residents are coming together to put safety precautions in place as rain continues to soak the already flooded region.
Gisborne District Council has voted in favour of reviewing its Dog Control Policy and Bylaw, with the deputy mayor saying he wants to find the right balance between controlling dogs, while…
Five councillors walked out of the Gisborne District Council chambers after a resident refused to stop his tirade against Covid-19 vaccinations during a public meeting.
Gisborne's civil defence emergency manager Ben Green said that under the status quo, it would take his team three hours to set up the emergency co-ordenation cntree at the council building.
Spring, a blustery norwester and some of the largest sediment deposits in the world can make for some dusty days in and around Ruatoria, Alice Angeloni reports.
An online community-led survey of about 400 Tairāwhiti residents between October 5 and 10 sought to better understand attitudes to the Covid-19 vaccination.
Kiwifruit growers are taking Gisborne District Council to the High Court for including the licence to grow the gold variety in rating land valuations.
The council voted to opt out of the reforms in principle, with councillor Meredith Akuhata-Brown calling on the government "to go back to your drawing board".
Hāngī after the Covid-19 vaccine, or a kai package to take home and feed the tamariki - was it a ploy to get people vaccinated?
A neurology service is continuing in Tairāwhiti after the retirement of a visiting specialist - despite concerns it could lapse while new arrangements are made.
A bylaw to ban the sale of wet wipes in Gisborne has been mooted as a possible solution to fight fatbergs.
More than a dozen environmental and other protections are in place at the site of a proposed barge facility at Te Araroa on the East Cape, Gisborne District Council confirms.
New concept designs for a controversial barging facility on the East Cape have been released as the community repeats its call for the proposal to be put to bed.
Police yesterday shut down an illegal hapū-led checkpoint in Te Araroa but have agreed to set up two static checkpoints tracking vehicle movements through Ngāti Porou rohe.
Hapū from northern Ngāti Porou have set up a fixed road checkpoint at Te Araroa after authorities refused to do so.
East Coast hapū are calling for authorities to declare a state of "regional emergency" to protect vulnerable Tairāwhiti communities from the highly infectious Delta variant.
Three health workers stranded in Queenstown will fly home on a "rescue flight" organised by district health boards.
Gisborne Hospital is equipped to deal with a Covid-19 outbreak, despite its only respiratory specialist being stranded in Queenstown.
A coastal cop in Mahia has been sending holidaymakers home as an iwi trust considers road checkpoints if the lockdown is extended.
An airstrip built in a protected wetland area was granted consent retrospectively despite objections from Gisborne District Council's own ecologist and the Department of Conservation.
Eastland Port in Gisborne says there has been "rapid progress" in vaccinating privately employed border workers against Covid-19.
The rejig of representation in Tairāwhiti that includes the introduction of Māori wards has reached the next stage with the release of proposed ward structures.
Almost 80 percent of Tairāwhiti's privately-employed port workers were unvaccinated three weeks ago, according to data released by National's Covid-19 spokesperson Chris Bishop yesterday.